Balance Point! Happy Autumnal Equinox: September 22, 2021

Autumnal equinox occurs in the northern hemisphere on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 7:21 PM UTC (3:21 PM Eastern Time). This key turning point occurs when the ecliptic, the apparent path of the Sun, intersects the celestial equator, heralding the advent of autumn season in the northern hemisphere (and spring…

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Blessings of Midsummer, 2021Mercury Retrograde: May 29 to June 22, 2021Saturn Retro, May 23 to October 10, 2021Transiting Lunar Nodes in Conjunction with the Aldebaran-Antares Axis (June-July, 2021)Mesha Sankranti: The Sun’s Aries Ingress, 2021Vedic Lunar New Year 2021: Plava Nama SamvatsaraSpring Equinox, Jupiter in Aquarius, and the Second Quarter of 20212021 New Year Chart at the 2020 Winter SolsticeCapricorn Stellium January-February 2021Mars in Aries Square Saturn in Capricorn, August 2020 to January 2021

Blessings of Midsummer, and Midwinter for my readers in the southern hemisphere! It’s been such a tumultuous year for much of the world, with so much unrest, and yet, there are always signs of hope and progress, too. Paramahansa Yogananda taught that in the realm of duality where we exist,…

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Blessings of Midsummer, 2021

Blessings of Midsummer, and Midwinter for my readers in the southern hemisphere! It’s been such a tumultuous year for much of the world, with so much unrest, and yet, there are always signs of hope and progress, too. Paramahansa Yogananda taught that in the realm of duality where we exist,…

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Mercury Retrograde: May 29 to June 22, 2021

The second Mercury retrograde cycle of 2021 will occur beginning at 6:43 PM Eastern Time on May 29, with Mercury stationing at 0 degrees and 33 minutes of sidereal Gemini. Mercury will remain retrograde until 6 PM on June 22, when it will station direct at 21 degrees and 58…

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Saturn Retro, May 23 to October 10, 2021

Saturn will station retrograde on Sunday, May 23, 2021 at 5:19 AM Eastern Time (9:19 AM UTC), and will remain retrograde until October 10, 2021 at 10:17 PM Eastern Time (October 11 at 2:17 AM UTC). The retrograde station occurs at 19 degrees 21 minutes of sidereal Capricorn, and the…

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Mesha Sankranti: The Sun’s Aries Ingress, 2021

On Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at 9:02:11 PM UTC (Universal Coordinated Time), and at 5:02:11 PM Eastern Daylight Time, the Sun enters the Aries constellation, known as the Sun’s Aries Ingress. This is according to the actual observable sidereal zodiac. According to the Vedic tradition, the Sun’s Aries ingress is…

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Vedic Lunar New Year 2021: Plava Nama Samvatsara

One of the many New Year charts used in Vedic astrology is based on the New Moon in Pisces, when the Sun and Moon conjoin in the same celestial longitude (conjunction) in the Pisces constellation. This is known as the culmination of the New Moon in the pratipada tithi. (Please…

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2021 New Year Chart at the 2020 Winter Solstice

Our Sun transits in the Galactic Center from December 17th to the 22nd. Known in the Vedic tradition as Vishnunabhi, the Navel of Lord Vishnu, the Galactic Center spans from about two to seven degrees of sidereal Sagittarius. This center is the source of cosmic light and creative power for…

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